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Congrats Appliqué Pillow

Make a wedding gift that newlyweds will treasure. Take a snapshot at the wedding ceremony, print the photo on a printable fabric sheet, then appliqué a message of congratulations to create a one-of-a-kind pillow.


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Download this Project" for pattern pieces.

To use fusible web for appliquéing, complete the following steps.

1. Lay fusible web, paper side up, over patterns. Use a pencil to trace each pattern once, leaving 1/2" between tracings. Cut out fusible-web shapes roughly 1/4" outside traced lines.

2. Following manufacturer’s instructions, press fusible-web shapes onto wrong side of green tone-on-tone; let cool.

3. Cut out fabric shapes on drawn lines and peel off paper backings.

From solid black, cut:
4—1-1/2x7" inner border strips

From black print, cut:
2—12-1/2x19-1/2" rectangles
1—3-1/2x9" outer border strip
2—5x15" outer border strips
1—5-1/2x9" outer border strip

From green tone-on-tone, cut:

1 each of patterns C, O, N, G, R, A, T, S, and !